Julie Clark

Julie Clark is a licensed clinical social worker with Elysian Counseling and Trauma Care. Julie works with children, adults and families who have experienced adverse trauma and the lasting effects it can create throughout the lifespan. Julie specializes in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Therapy (SMART), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and is a trainer for Attachment Regulation and Competency (ARC). These modalities provide theoretical framework to assist in the intervention of multiple or prolonged traumatic stress.

Julie graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with a masters in Social Work in 2012. Then in the spring of 2014 she graduated with a second master’s degree in Health Care Leadership from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Julie currently teaches advanced practicum for Walla Walla University in the Billings satellite campus.

Born and raised in Billings, MT, Julie enjoys spending time with her two young boys and getting as much family time as possible. She has traveled to seventeen different countries and loves to travel learning about new cultures as well as reliving history. Julie has lived in Heredia Costa Rica and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico where she taught English to young children. Lastly Julie has a passion for all animals. She combines animal assisted therapy into practice and has worked with dogs, horses and even dolphins.  

The name Elysian stands for a place of paradise and tranquility. Elysian Counseling and Trauma Care strives to provide an environment to promote safety, trustworthiness, support, empowerment and collaboration for those who have been impacted by trauma. “For through your vulnerabilities come your greatest strengths” (Sigmund Freud).